• Child With Bulbar Polio in Wooden Lung Constructed at The Hospital for Sick Children

    Black and white photo of masked nurse attending to child in wooden lung.
    January 01 1937

    Child With Bulbar Polio in Wooden Lung Constructed at The Hospital for Sick Children

    Photographer unknown

    Black and white photograph

    SK.05

    The polio epidemic of 1937 caused wide-scaled fear and had medical staff scrambling to control the disease with such inovations as, at first, the wooden lung and later the iron lung.